4 DAYS FOOT SAFARI TO MT. KENYA
Designed for those who have a minimum amount of time and who want to reach the third highest peak Pt. Lenana. This challenging, non technical ascent can be made by any healthy person.
Morning spent sorting and organizing personal equipment for the trek with the help of your guide. Depart the lodge latest midday and be driven to Naromoru park-gate where you start the trek. The guide set a leisurely pace for a relaxing trek up on the mountain. The trek helps you to acclimatize and enjoy seeing fascinating vegetation zones of an equatorial mountain and the associated rich animal and bird life. Packed Lunch is provided en-route. The trek takes 3 hrs to the Met station where we spend the night in the Mountain log cabins. A good day for acclimatization for we will be sleeping at an altitude of 3,048m. A short hike is taken in the afternoon to gain and loose altitude.
After breakfast hike up past forest line to moorland zone covered by tussock glass and Heathers zone onto the Teleki valley to the crest of the ridge from which vantage point you have a splendid view of the main peaks. Packed lunch is provided en-route. Walking time approximately 4 – 6 hours to the Teleki lodge for overnight (4,200m)
A per-dawn start is made to ensure a successful summit bid and in time for clear view of the majestic scenery after sunrise. With the help of the guide ascent to the third highest peak ( Point Lenana -4985 m, 4- 5 hr) then descend down to teleki lodge for breakfast and changing. A few minutes break then proceed down to met ( 5 hrs). Station for overnight (3050m).
After breakfast descend down through the forest to Naromoru park gate for pick up to the lodge.